Very Gemmy Clear Quartz Crystal - NBB 043

Very gemmy, clear quartz crystal with crystalized gas inclusions





Measurements:  85 x 23 x 15 mm

Description:  A very gemmy, clear quartz crystal with faint traces of smoky colour and prolific crystalized gas inclusions. There is a small, neat blow-out near the termination and a few shallow windows ("fensters"). A smaller, double terminated crystal is fused to the side of its lesser termination. The specimen's main termination is perfect. 

The crystal is actually triple terminated, but the lesser side's terminations are damaged. There is a stable, fairly shallow flaw going from the lesser quarter outwards towards the middle of the shaft, which includes several (?)'dendrites' (image bottom left).

Weight of Specimen:  53.7 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  Brandberg, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NBB 043

US $ 280

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